Asa Carns


Asa Carns was born and raised in Clearfield, PA. He earned a Bachelor of Music Degree from Wittenberg
University with a double major in piano performance and sacred organ music, with emphasis on choral
conducting and vocal studies. Mr. Carns also studied for two years at The Berliner Kirchenmusikschule in
Spandau, West Berlin, Germany. Asa has been an organist/choir director/children’s choir director/hand
bell director at various churches for 34 years. Mr. Carns has taught music privately in piano, organ, and voice for 30 years. Mr. Carns is also the accompanist for the State College Choral Society. He accompanies
professionally and provides entertainment for private parties, weddings, funerals, and memorial services. He
is the founder and producer of the Lenten “Bach “ Box- Lunch Concert Series performed in Altoona. Mr. Carns
has also organized numerous Christmas cantatas. He has recorded a Christmas CD, “Christmas As I Hear It
“and a two-CD piano and organ duet project entitled, “Reflections of Our Faith.” Mr Carns is a member of The
American Guild of Organist, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, and a Suzuki registered piano instructor with SSA.